ORS 656.725
Duties and status of Administrative Law Judges


(1)

Individuals holding the position of Administrative Law Judge created by the amendments to ORS 656.724 (Administrative Law Judges) by section 51, chapter 332, Oregon Laws 1995, have the authority to perform only those duties, functions and powers provided in ORS chapters 654, 655 and 656, and such other duties, functions and powers as may be prescribed by the Workers’ Compensation Board pursuant to ORS 656.726 (Duties and powers to carry out workers’ compensation and occupational safety laws).

(2)

Administrative Law Judges are not judges for the purposes of any provision of the Oregon Constitution and are not judges for the purposes of judges’ retirement under ORS chapters 238 and 238A. [1995 c.332 §53; 2003 c.733 §80]
§§ 656.001 to 656.794

Law Review Citations

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

Chapter 656

Notes of Decisions

Party having affirmative of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation generally apply to pending cases and to orders still appealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Airlines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation do not extend or shorten procedural time limitations with regard to actions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Citations

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)


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